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Alex Lynn

Alex Lynn is a reporter for Private Equity International. Based in London, Alex's primary focus is European private equity fundraising. Prior to PEI, he wrote for a number of publications in the specialist lending sector.

Ineffective GP-LP reporting ‘hurts’ private equity

Complexity, opacity and a lack of standardization have slowed efforts to improve reporting, a conference has heard.

Crestline: Better documentation of portfolio finance in LPAs

Provisions to allow this kind of borrowing are becoming better documented in LPAs, the co-head of Crestline's portfolio finance vehicle tells PEI.

What happens when subscription credit lines turn sour

SocGen’s dispute with some Abraaj LPs over an unpaid facility could have far-reaching consequences for the fund finance industry.

How carried interest gets better with age

Private equity professionals who manage more than $20bn and have at least 16 years' experience earned $65m in carry last year.

Europe: Home of the no-fault divorce clause

US funds often offer a no-fault suspension of the investment period, which is relatively rare in European funds, according to a report from MJ Hudson.

Triton appoints compliance head after incumbent pivots to ESG – exclusive

Moana Moore joined as partner with responsibility for compliance oversight and money laundering reporting on November 6.

Fee reporting template becomes a focus for UK regulator

The Cost Transparency Initiative – which covers around £180bn of scheme assets – will run a pilot phase to test the new templates and supporting materials until January 2019.

Managers playing a ‘game of cat and mouse’

GPs are finding ways to get round investors’ reluctance to pay fees for running portfolio companies.

Managers playing a ‘game of cat and mouse’

GPs are finding ways to get round investors’ reluctance to pay fees for running portfolio companies.

Ineffective GP-LP reporting ‘hurts’ private equity

Complexity, opacity and a lack of standardization have slowed efforts to improve reporting, a conference has heard.

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